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Our Management Team

Mark Piper
President

Mark is a fourth generation Piper to work for the company. After receiving his BA in Finance from the University of Colorado in 1991, Mark worked for National Bank of Detroit for three years in the Asset Based Lending Group. He then moved out to California to work as a lender at Silicon Valley Bank focusing on equipment and working capital lines of credit to start-up software companies. Mark returned to Piper Realty in 1996. He is currently focused on Property Management and Commercial Sales. In addition to working at Piper Realty, Mark’s other real estate endeavors include past President of the Flint Area Association of Realtors, CCIM member, past board member DACBOR/CBOR, and Board Member MiCAR. Marks other interests include jogging, golf, tennis, and spending time with his family.

Ryan Bessert
Vice-President

Ryan joined Piper Management Group in 2000 on a full time basis after having spent most of his early childhood in and around the property management business. After earning a Bachelor degree in Finance from Michigan State University, Ryan has gone on to excel in all aspects of the property management field including family, senior, LIHTC and condo. In addition, Ryan holds the CCIM designation recognizing him as an expert in the disciplines of commercial and investment real estate. When not at Piper, Ryan enjoys golf, tennis, and spending time with his family.

Bob Perkins
Director of Property Management

Bob joined Piper Management Group in February 2017 and brings over 20 years of multi-family, senior and LIHTC leadership experience to the team. He holds a Michigan Real Estate license and earned his Bachelor degree in Business Administration from Northwood University. He has established a solid operational and business planning background by developing trustworthy internal and external customer relationships. He prides himself by never assigning a project or task he has not done already or is not willing to do himself. When not at Piper, Bob enjoys attending his children’s sporting events and getting outdoors to spend quality time with his family.

Larry Carter
Regional Property Manager

A lifelong resident of the state of Michigan, Larry joined the Piper Management team in 1979 after spending some time in the banking industry. Larry currently specializes in condo association management for Piper. Larry also holds the CPM designation from the Institute of Real Estate Management. Away from the office, Larry is a former President of the Grand Blanc Kiwanis Club and an avid sports fan.

Aaron Mills
Regional Property Manager

Aaron joined Piper Management Group in October 2016. He served for five and half years in the U.S. Navy. After that, Aaron continued his education and earned a Bachelor degree in Business Management from the University of Michigan and holds a Michigan Real Estate license. He takes pride in his work and faces daily challenges head on. When not at Piper, Aaron enjoys the movies and spending time with his family and friends.

Lisa League
Regional Property Manager

Lisa joined Piper in 2017. She comes to us with 17 years of multifamily and affordable housing experience. She has earned various housing designations such as COS (Certified Occupancy Specialist), LIPH Manager, Fair Housing and Ethics Certifications. She is also a Leadership Genesee Graduate and likes to stay involved in the community. She prides herself with her extensive knowledge in compliance and Fair Housing. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and spending time with her family and friends.

Scott Wallace
Regional Property Manager

Scott joined Piper Management Group in June 2017, and brings with him over a decade in property management experience. Scott began his property management career in Chicago, overseeing operations at a large scale luxury high rise, and has since overseen properties of all types and sizes throughout the country. He also has extensive experience in renovations, rehabilitations, and ground up construction projects. While not at Piper, Scott enjoys spending time with his family, and brews his own beer.